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James Caan is quite good as Paul Sheldon, but Kathy Bates simply is Annie Wilkes. Her performance as this complicated, mentally disturbed super-fan broods over this entire movie, making it the riveting thriller it is.Read more ›
Widescreen - 1.85
Dolby Digital Surround - Spanish
Dolby Digital 5.1 - English, French
Subtitles - English, Spanish - Optional
Additional Release Material:
Audio Commentaries - 1. Rob Reiner - Director
2. William Goldman - Screenwriter
Featurettes - 1. "Misery Loves Company"
2. "Marc Shaiman's Musical Misery Tour"
3. "Diagnosing Annie Wilkes"
4. "Advice for the Stalked"
5. "Profile of a Stalker"
6. "Celebrity Stalkers"
7. "Anti-Stalking Laws"
Trailers - 1. Original Theatrical Trailer
2. Original Theatrical Teaser
Fortunately for Paul, Annie Wilkes (Bates) comes along and pries his car door open with a crowbar and frees him. Annie takes Paul to her house to nurse him back to health. As Paul is beginning to convalesce, Annie reveals that she is his "number one fan", and has read every book in the Misery series several times over. She also has authgraphed pictures of Paul throughout her house. At first, Paul is flattered by Annie's kindness, but he also suspects something is wrong with this good samaritan.
Annie also managed to retrieve Paul's manuscript from the wreckage, and she begs Paul to let her read it. After a while, he relents. But after reading it, Annie goes completely nuts because Paul has killed off Misery. Paul now realizes that Annie is insane and the only way for him to survive is to give in to her wishes and write a new novel which brings Misery back to life.
Meanwhile, the local sheriff (Farnsworth) has become aware of Paul's disappearance and has begun an investigation into his whereabouts.
Paul continues to work on his new novel and as he writes, he's realizing that he's creating his best work yet. However, he still has Annie to deal with. He's continually locked up in his room, but he does manage to unlock his door by using a paper clip in the lock.Read more ›
The story begins as writer Paul Sheldon(James Cann)crashes in car while driving in a blizzard. He awakes from being unconscious to find himself in the home and care of a very obsessed fan(Kathy Bates). As he gets better he begins to realize his caretaker has no intention on letting him go anywhere.
Exceptional thriller which anyone would enjoy. I completely recommend Misery especially if you are a Steven King fan.
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This review is for the 2012 Edition; Cream cover with close-up shot of Kathy Bates. Please note, my rating reflects the dvd itself and not the film. Read morePublished 22 hours ago by Kimberly Johnson Hanks
I would actually rate 5 stars if I could watch the movie on my android!!!!!Published 5 days ago by Kim Austin
Saw the play in NYC with Beuce Willus and Laurie Metcalf and wanted to watch the movie again to see how true to the movie the play was. Movie was still better!Published 12 days ago by Amazon Customer
I have always loved this movie..I talked to a friend about the movie so I ended up ordering it to own.Published 16 days ago by dee channey
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